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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from Richmond to Rockford (Richmond International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 704 miles / 1133 kilometers / 612 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Rockford (RFD) is 890 miles / 1433 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Rockford.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

How far is Rockford from Richmond?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond and Rockford. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 704.062 miles
  • 1133.078 kilometers
  • 611.813 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 702.898 miles
  • 1131.205 kilometers
  • 610.802 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

B Chicago Rockford International Airport
City: Rockford, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RFD
ICAO Code: KRFD
Coordinates: 42°11′43″N, 89°5′49″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Rockford is 1 hour. Rockford is 1 hour behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Rockford, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 125 kg (276 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Rockford (RFD).

Distance:
704
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
704

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